Mike Van Hove
I’ve been a HO Standard gage modeler for way too many years. I have just over 100 freight and passing cars, all from the 1900 to 1910 era. My road is the Colorado Midland.
I got the rolling stock all hooked uo with Kadees, several years ago.
I forget what made me try the Sergent Couplers, but I did and really loved the fact they don’t do that accordian dance, as the train moves along.
Next thing you know, I was converting all these cars and locos to Sergents.
Now, as I’m getting older, my wife says we should move to Lenoir Woods, a nice retirement village near us.
We are on the waiting list for a home. No way we could cram even 1/4 of our “Stuff” into an apartment.
One thing is for certain, my 8’ x 30’ Colorado Midland layout will see the chainsaw.
My plan (in my mind), is to build some small modules in HOn3. (My wife hasn’t been told about this plan, yet).
I also have 2 Blackstone Engines, and 1 Westside T-12, which now have Sergents.
Naturally, I can’t wait, so I’m building Rail Line and Labelle kits, in HOn3.
Also, naturally, the couplers are Sergent. Most likely I will have only 20 or 30 cars total, as there is no way there will be room for more.
So, I have to sell off the Standard Gage rolling stock. The cars all have Sergents, but I’m including the Kadees, for the uneducated folks who don’t appreciate Sergents. 😀
So, now, you know more about my hobby then you wanted know.
Thanks for switching me over to this new chat venue.
Mike Van Hove